Tag Archives: E-Government

Federal experts to walk libraries through government red tape

Businessman bound up in red tape.

Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Get a better understanding of the red tape. Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,” a conference session that takes place at the 2016 American ... Read More »

School librarian’s workshop: federal government resources for K-12

GPO Headquarters Building

From the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP): A live training webinar, “School Librarian’s Workshop: Federal Government Resources for K-12 / Taller para maestros de español: Recursos de gobierno federal para niveles K-12,” will be presented on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Click here to register! Start time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Duration: 60 minutes Speaker: Jane Canfield, Coordinator of Federal Documents, Pontifical Catholic ... Read More »

Getting libraries ready for the election season

The midterm elections are steadily approaching, and libraries need to be prepared. Want to learn more about how the November elections will affect libraries? Don’t miss this year’s ALA Washington Update session at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference, where former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will discuss the upcoming national election season and detail the ways that the political ... Read More »

How accessible is online government information?

The article below comes from guest blogger Pat Ball, who serves as the branch manager of the Cobb County Public Library System in Marietta, Georgia. The E-Government Act was passed in December of 2002. On November 7, 2007 the E-Government Reauthorization Act of 2007 was introduced. The bill would amend and reauthorize appropriations for the E-Government Act.   Needless to say ... Read More »

Learning Opportunity: Helping Patrons Find Jobs

Public librarians now have a second opportunity to learn ways to provide job-related e-government services to patrons. Watch archived footage of the webinar “E-Government in Action: Matching People with Jobs,” which was hosted by the American Library Association in early May. View the webinar now. As part of the webinar, participants will hear from numerous e-government grant recipients on innovative ... Read More »